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Inside the Chinese border town where North Koreans get their solar power – Quartz

QuartzInside the Chinese border town where North Koreans get their solar powerQuartzAt least some North Koreans are embracing solar energy as a solution to the isolated country’s outdated and unreliable energy infrastructure. In the busy Chinese border town of Dandong, personal solar panels are being bundled into packages aimed at …

Traveling exhibit combines music and solar energy at the Anchorage Museum – KTUU.com

KTUU.comTraveling exhibit combines music and solar energy at the Anchorage MuseumKTUU.comANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) Combining music and solar energy is the driving force behind a new installation at the Anchorage Museum. Created by Craig Colorusso, sun boxes will line the museum’s lawn for the next week. Each box is programmed to play …and more »

US Celebrates Record 29% Drop In Utility-Scale Solar Costs — But Tariff Cloud Looms – CleanTechnica

CleanTechnicaUS Celebrates Record 29% Drop In Utility-Scale Solar Costs — But Tariff Cloud LoomsCleanTechnicaLast week, the US Energy Department was gushing about its latest report on solar costs, with a record-breaking 29% decline in utility-scale solar leading the charge. Enjoy it while you can. A big tariff decision is coming down the pike as early as next …Solar energy industry reaches its cost goal in the USHydrogen Fuel Newsall 5 news articles »

Why China Is Crushing the US in Solar Energy – Madison.com

Madison.comWhy China Is Crushing the US in Solar EnergyMadison.comBy any objective measure, China is crushing the U.S. in the business of solar energy. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), China had installed 78 gigawatts (GW) of solar c…

Dubai Awards $3.9 Billion Solar Energy Contract to Shanghai Electric, ACWA Power – Fortune

FortuneDubai Awards $3.9 Billion Solar Energy Contract to Shanghai Electric, ACWA PowerFortune(DUBAI) – Dubai’s state energy utility awarded a $3.9 billion contract to build and run a 700 megawatt solar power plant to a consortium comprising Shanghai Electric and Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power, the government said on Saturday. The project will …Dubai awards US$3.87bn solar energy contract to ACWA powerTechnical Review Middle EastDubai will have the world’s largest Concentrated Solar Power projectNewsBytesSaudi ACWA Power: Dubai Solar Complex Construction to Start in 2018Asharq Al-awsat EnglishMEED (subscription) -gulfnews.com -The Nationalall 102 news articles »

Is The Sun Setting On The Solar Boom? – OilPrice.com

Is The Sun Setting On The Solar Boom?OilPrice.comA new report from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) raises some question marks for the trajectory of the solar industry. In the second quarter, the U.S. installed 2.38 gigaw…

Solar Energy Just Cleared a Pricing Target Set for 2020 – Futurism

FuturismSolar Energy Just Cleared a Pricing Target Set for 2020FuturismThat price goal has now been reached in Kansas City, Missouri, which the department uses as an indicator of prices around the country. It’s cheap to produce solar energy in a place like Phoenix, Arizona because there’s plenty of sunlight and open space …The Energy 202: Here’s what solar energy research is going to look like under TrumpWashington PostEnergy Department Announces Achievement of SunShot Goal, New Focus for Solar Energy OfficeEnergy.gov (press release)Utility-scale solar-energy efficiency goal met 3 years earlyBizWest MediaQuartz -Singularity Hub -MIT Technology Review -NRELall 58 news articles »

Solar energy industry inefficient – Allentown Morning Call

Allentown Morning CallSolar energy industry inefficientAllentown Morning CallIn a continuing attempt to convince me of solar energy’s advantages over fossil fuel, an elitist liberal acquaintance claims that following this path will provide more employment opportunities for our workforce. A casual review of U.S. Energy …

Massachusetts solar marketplace changing – Wicked Local Wayland

Wicked Local WaylandMassachusetts solar marketplace changingWicked Local WaylandBut, residential solar accounted for just 563 megawatts, down 17 percent year-over-year, according to a new report from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association. In Massachusetts, the industry installed 115.3 megawatts in the second …Sunny Outlook for NJ’s Solar Sector, Which Continues to Add CapacityNJ Spotlightall 2 news articles »

Energy Department expands goals for solar power initiative | TheHill – The Hill

The HillEnergy Department expands goals for solar power initiative | TheHillThe HillA Department of Energy effort to lower the cost of solar power has hit a key goal thee years early, officials said Tuesday. The agency is also set to expand the …Energy Department Announces Achievement of SunShot Goal, New Focus for Solar Energy OfficeEnergy.gov (press release)Obama’s Solar Goal Has Been Met, Trump’s Energy Department …BloombergUtility-Scale Solar Hits Cost Goal, Focus Turns to ReliabilityBloomberg BNAGreentech Media -Washington Examiner -Reutersall 16 news articles »